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July 15, 2014

The Top Ten tips for the new farm wife

Parsons, Kansas — 10. ‘Home for supper’ means any time between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m.

 9. Regardless of how filthy it is, DO NOT wash his favorite cap.

 8. Get used to having bovine fecal samples stored in the fridge.

 7. The chaos of junk surrounding his recliner is valuable and not to be messed with — same goes for the pickup dash.

 6. What you think is a romantic evening drive may turn out to be roading equipment to the next field.

 5. You don’t have to eat mountain oysters but you may have to cook them.

 4. When making a parts run, insist on terminology more specific than ‘thingamajig.’

 3. Don’t even bother trying to cook his mom’s specialties — you will fail.

 2. When you take lunch to the branding crew, don’t expect good personal hygiene.

 1. Always claim the driver’s seat so you don’t have to get the gates.

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